September 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

tax exempt request denied

Following a lengthy discussion at last week’s workshop meeting and a roll call vote Monday night during the monthly meeting, the Huntingdon Area School Board unanimously denied a tax exempt request.  More...

Area professors follow landmark Scottish vote

In just two days, 4.2 million citizens of Scotland will cast their votes to determine whether they wish to remain part of the United Kingdom or become an independent nation.  The landmark vote has many folks following the news.  More...

Local News

Tussey board members approve fire police donation for services

Following up on a discussion at last week’s work session, the Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening voted 5-4 to make a one-time, $200 donation to the Saxton Fire Police for services provided to the school district this year at athletic e More...

US to assign 3,000 to fight Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   More...

Local Sports

Bearcat, Titans girls lose; ’Cat boys tie

Huntingdon played right with visiting DuBois Monday to start a three-game week. More...

Hornets rally to down Eagles in five

Juniata Valley found itself down to host Tyrone going into the fourth set during Monday evening’s non-league road test. More...

Belleville Mennonite edges Bearcats 2-1

Huntingdon’s field hockey team made some adjustments in an attempt to get a little more offense punch. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

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Time for prayer

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  In light of the recent executions of American journalists, this is a time to forgive and then pray for Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama in the White House.  Pray for them to react to th More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Sept. 12

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues during the week ending Sept. 12.  House  More...

Chatter Box

Chatter Box

Last official week of summer

Well, this is it, the last official week of summer. It will soon be time for changing leaves, fall decorations and festivals, shorter evenings and, of course, cooler temperatures.  More...

Healthy Living

CELIAC DISEASE VERSUS GLUTEN INTOLERANCE

Many people are familiar with the gluten-free movement, even if they don’t tailor their diets around gluten-free foods. More...

DROWSY DRIVING CAN BE AS DANGEROUS AS DRIVING IMPAIRED

The public is well educated about the dangers of driving while impaired by medication, alcohol or illegal drugs. But drivers may not be aware that driving while tired can be just as dangerous. Driving when tired can be a fatal mistake. More...

DID YOU KNOW

According to the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program from the National Cancer Institute, prostate cancer is most frequently diagnosed among men between the ages of 65 and 74. More...

Doctor K

Simple measures combat low blood pressure

DEAR DOCTOR K: Recently, my blood pressure has been low. I feel tired and dizzy. What could be causing this and what can I do?  DEAR READER: Low blood pressure is not considered a problem unless, as in your case, it causes symptoms. More...

Special Sections

Virus detection could be tough

Reports indicate respiratory virus enterovirus D68 has officially been detected in the Northeast, and officials have said it’s only a matter of time before cases are reported in the state.  J.C. More...

tMHs student joins board

Joining the Tussey Mountain School Board at its monthly meeting Monday was new student council representative Brett Leavelle of Saxton.  The Tussey senior was introduced to the board members by high school principal Melinda Damiano.  More...

A day of outdoor fun

Juniata College junior Johanna Sites of Glenville took a ride on a mechanical bull during the college’s Mountain Day festivities at Seven Point at Raystown Lake Monday. More...

State  Free Access 

Profile of ambush shooter released

The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police. He regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp. More...

Rutgers apologizes for offensive items

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers is apologizing to Penn State for offensive signs and shirts referencing the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal that some Rutgers fans displayed during a weekend football game.  More...

Reverse mortgages poised for rebound

WASHINGTON (AP) — Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawing the scrutiny of regulators seeking to reduce historically high default rates that have cost the gove More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Angels beat Mariners 8-1, first to clinch playoff spot

ANAHEIM, Calif. More...

Steelers trying to shore up leaky defense

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two weeks into his NFL career, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier is already well-versed in what’s troubling a defense that hardly looks like its old self.  More...

Eagles come back to win 30-27 in Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With Nick Foles at quarterback and LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles in the backfield, the Philadelphia Eagles are never out of the game.  They proved it again on Monday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Local teen earns Boy Scout’s highest award

Hunter Einodshofer, a member of Boy Scout Troop 25 in Huntingdon, was recently presented with scouting’s highest rank — Eagle Scout — at a Court of Honor at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds. More...

Ladies Golf Association closes out season

The Ladies Golf Association of the American Legion Country Club, Mount Union, closed out a successful golfing season Sept. 3. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY 2ND BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Nathan Ray Boyer who turns 2 years old today, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. His proud parents are Alan and Heather Boyer of Alexandria. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

Express concern without accusing

Dear Annie: My best friend’s husband is having an affair with his sister-in-law. I have firsthand knowledge of this and also heard it through several different, unrelated sources. They are pretty blatant about being seen together. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014:  More...

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